We will remind that on Friday in the post of commander of the combined forces of the allies in Europe joined the General of the U.S. air force Todd Walters.

During his speech, Stoltenberg said that we are talking about one of the most important military posts in the world.

He stressed that the people occupying it at different times held back the USSR stopped the war in the Balkans and helped to defeat terrorist groups around the world.

“Time command Scaparrotti was marked by increasingly aggressive actions by Russia and the ongoing threats from terrorism. However, we have implemented the biggest reinforcement of collective defense in the latest generation, launched four multinational battle group East, strengthened the readiness of our forces”, – said the Secretary-General, reports RIA “Novosti”.

The naval group of NATO into the Baltic sea.